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Imaging Accreditation: RadSite, IAC

P Patton

P Patton1*, (1) Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Windermere, FL

SA-B-Salon CD-1 Saturday 10:00:00 AM - 12:00:00 PM Room: Salon CD

This presentation briefly introduces RadSite to the medical physics community and explains our accreditation program that was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as meeting the requirements of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA). The history of RadSite is reviewed, and the accreditation program requirements for imaging and safety policies, equipment, clinical examinations, and physics testing is explained. Special attention will be given to the physics testing requirements portions of the accreditation standards.

Learning Objectives

1. Review the RadSite accreditation process.
2. Review clinical requirements of the accreditation process.
3. Discuss the Medical Physicists role and responsibilities for RadSite accredited facilities.


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